ZEP2030 movement: Educating the youth, key to lifting families out of extreme poverty

PR 03/12/2019

Extreme poverty is an ailment that continues to afflict the country. In 2015, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the subsistence incidence among Filipino families—that is, the proportion of families living in extreme poverty—was at 5.7…

SEDC helps San Fernando families raise hogs

PR 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Solid Earth Development Corporation (SEDC) has provided low-income households in the hinterlands of San Fernando, Cebu a livelihood opportunity of raising hogs at their own backyards. With the help of Barangay Tonggo officials,…

‘Sapat Dapat’ program teaches students how to budget, save their money

Immae Lachica 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teaching students how to budget and save money is one of the thrusts of the “Sapat Dapat” program. The program, which is also the advocacy of CIS Bayad Center Inc, a payment collection…

Carmen Copper bags Silver Anvil Award for practicing responsible mining

PR 03/10/2019

TOLEDO CITY, Philippines – Carmen Copper Corporation’s commitment to sustainable development through responsible stewardship was showcased in the award winning 2017 Carmen Copper Sustainability Report that bagged a Silver Anvil Award during the recently concluded 54th Anvil…

6th Women TechMakers event gathers Cebuana tech leaders

PR 03/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuana leaders in the technology industry will promote women empowerment and an environment of exclusivity during the 6th Women TechMakers (WTM Cebu 2019) scheduled today at The Company Cebu, IT Park. The 13…

200 patients benefit from WSF Philippines-Megawide Foundation’s surgical mission in Lapu-Lapu

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/08/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY—More than 200 underprivileged children and adults received free surgical services during the 3-day surgical mission from March 6 to 8 and held at the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital. The surgical mission was conducted by the World…

Tagle to Catholics: Help feed children from poorest communities across the country

PR 03/06/2019

As Catholics enter the 40-day solemn and religious observance of the Lenten season that serves as a reminder of Jesus Christ’s compassion and sacrifices, Church leaders encourage everyone to participate in small acts of charity. “We, Filipinos,…

DVMF eyes rabies-free Cebu City as it gears up for Rabies Awareness month

Immae Lachica 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City as a rabies free city. This is the goal of the city’s Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) as it prepares for this month’s Rabies Awareness celebration. Dr. Alice Utlang,…

Isang Milyong Sipilyo: Naga elementary pupils learn dental hygiene, receive kits

PR 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 700 pupils from the Cepoc Central Elementary School in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City learned the proper way of brushing their teeth as each received a new set of dental kit when…

Naga City officials commend Carmen Copper for sending rescuers, aid for Tinaan landslide victims

PR 03/02/2019

TOLEDO CITY, Philippines – The city government of Naga, Cebu commended Carmen Copper Corporation for sending emergency responders and relief aid to the city following a landslide that caused the death of more than 80 persons and…

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